The Sword of Islam and Other Tales of Adventure

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Categories: Historical Fiction/Classic Literature
Publisher: Wildside Press | Date published: 03/13/2008


Rafael Sabatini (1875-1950) was an Italian/British writer who crafted some of the greatest tales of action and adventure ever written, including "Captain Blood," "The Sea Hawk," "Scaramouche," and many more. This volume collects 14 rare Sabatini short stories (most appearing for the first time in book form). Included are: "The Sword of Islam," "The Tapestried Room," "The Baker of Rousillon," "The Blackmailer," "The Curate and the Actress," "The Foster-Lover," "The Ordeal," "Wirgman's Theory," "The Wedding Gift," "Annabel's Wager," "The Dupes," "The Fool's Love Story," "Gismondi's Wage," and "Intelligence."